Trying out a dessert that's like China’s version of a crepe.
If it grows together, it goes together. That’s the idea behind the new fine-dining pop-up restaurant that’s located, funnily enough, below ground.
I was a little suspicious upon catching my first glimpse of the spaghetti pie at Tad's Pizzeria, which despite the menu's description — a pizza topped with spaghetti, meatballs and Parmesan cheese — didn't exactly look like how I'd pictured it.
A performance by comedian Tig Notaro kicks off a week chock full of arts and culture events in downtown Lawrence.
With laser lights darting across the ceiling, a huge doughnut-shaped bar lit from underneath by LED lights, and massive floor-to-ceiling columns that change colors powered by more lasers, Prime Blu isn’t your average sushi spot.
You wouldn’t expect to see egg rolls at a traditional Mexican joint, but that’s what we found during a recent lunchtime trip to La Familia Cafe & Cantina.
Summer isn’t here officially — that won’t happen for another three weeks or so — but since school is out and temperatures have begun to creep up, we thought we’d take this month’s Lawrence Libations in search of a refreshing, hot-weather drink.
It’s a popular item at Kingfish Soul Food and Bistro, but you won’t see folks eating the pig-ear sandwich on a daily basis down South. At least that’s what the restaurant’s owner, who goes simply by Kingfish, tells me during a recent trip to the eastern Lawrence eatery.
When in doubt, fry it. That’s the takeaway from this week’s Off the Beaten Plate, which took us to Set ‘Em Up Jack’s in search of chicken gizzards.
It’s easy to walk into 8 Flavors and assume that the advertised “Chinese burgers” are some sort of wacky, modern riff on an American staple. After all, Americans invented the hamburger, right? Wrong.
Crepes & Taters boasts 20 different varieties of the thin French pancake, from sweet to savory, along with Belgian-style fries.
How does a glass of cold-press coffee come to look like (and sort of taste like) a pint of Guinness? That's the question we hoped to answer in this week's Lawrence Libations.
At a place where you can dine on such Chinese delicacies as “pork blood with innards” and “spicy intestine with tofu,” we have to admit that we were expecting something a little more, well, weird, when we ordered up a plate of Jade Garden’s “Strange Chicken” earlier this week.
For those of us who can’t get enough coconut, India Palace’s creamy but refreshing coconut soup is the perfect appetizer or even dessert.
Carnitas, a mainstay of Mexican eateries pretty much everywhere, usually involves braising or simmering pork in oil or sometimes lard until the meat is melt-in-your-mouth tender.